Monday, February 4, 2013
Taking advantage of the celebration today? Let us know!
It's a good day for pancake lovers. IHOP today is celebrating the annual acknowledgment of National Pancake Day, and anyone interesting in taking part can savor the sweetness of free flapjacks. Customers who visit IHOP until 10 p.m. today, Feb. 5, can enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes in exchange for leaving a donation to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals or another local charity. The day began in 2006, and since then IHOP has raised more than $10 million to support various charities in the communities in which it operates. Last year, IHOP raised more than $3 million for the various charities, according to ABC News. What's more, National Pancake Day in 2012 was the single largest one-day event in IHOP’s 54-year …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Center for Science in the Public Interest issued a detailed examination of extreme eating in chain restaurants.
Thursday, January 24
Information courtesy of the Center for Science in the Public Interest A milkshake with a slice of apple pie blended right in. A 3,000-calorie plate of pasta. A breakfast that includes deep-fried steak and pancakes (and hash browns and eggs and gravy and syrup). Obesity rates may show signs of leveling off, but it looks like America’s major restaurant chains are doing everything possible to reverse the trend, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The group unveils the latest "winners" of its Xtreme Eating Awards in the current issue of its Nutrition Action Healthletter. "It's as if IHOP, The Cheesecake Factory, Maggiano's Little Italy, and other major restaurant chains are scientifically engineering these …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Want to find a great restaurant to grab a cheap bit to eat? We've got you covered.
Everyone’s trying to save a buck these days, but that concept can be a tough one when you’re trying to provide a night out for the family. In the spirit of saving money on food, while also properly satisfying those hunger pains, we want to know the best cheap eats in town as part of this week's Patch Picks. Here are five places in Dedham where you can get a great meal for under $15:
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
IHOP on Providence Highway was seeking permission to open for 24 hours on the weekend.
Locals will have to find a different late-night spot if they want pancakes and eggs in the wee hours of the morning. The Dedham Board of Selectmen on Thursday narrowly voted against allowing IHOP on Providence Highway to open 12-6 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Selectman Carmen Dello Iacono said he received mixed reviews when he informally polled residents. “Others have come back and said, ‘It’s not the city of Dedham as of yet, so we’d like to stay a town. And the town comes with not having 24-hour operation,’” he said. Appearing with Dedham attorney Peter Zahka, Terrence Case, a vice president for IHOP’s management company, requested an extension of hours to the restaurant’s common victuallers license. If it had been approved, IHOP would’…